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youngblackandvegan:

thegirlwithcaramelskin:

eatdacakeannamae:

Mini rant.

YASSSSS. “And C: fuck you”

amen

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livingismyformofart:

Another one of my digital shots from my tintype shoot. Love it!

livingismyformofart:

Another one of my digital shots from my tintype shoot.
Love it!

yagazieemezi:

Hair Intimacy

Growing up, I was taught the importance of good hair hygiene and it was hammered into my head never to share a comb with anyone. These were the rules to good heath; clip your nails, never share a toothbrush or a comb, brush your teeth. I remember recoiling in horror when I discovered that my back then boyfriend  had accidentally used my toothbrush. I contemplated throwing it away. I have never shared a brush or a comb with anyone besides family. So I view sharing my hair with another with someone else as intimately as sharing any part of my body as well.

What do I mean by intimately? I mean getting to the roots of your hair; touching your scalp (yay head rubs!), knowing the way the hair works and accepting the hair in whatever form. In my previous relationship, the man said that he preferred straightened hair in general. Clearly, we were doomed from the start. At the beginning of my most recent relationship, I remember refusing to be seen because my hair was only halfway done with braids. At that point of our relationship, he was watching me take out my braids. He’d seen the nasty nature of the way hair gets after two months in braids. Clumps and all. He had helped me put in braids. He had washed my hair. And I insisted on head rubs just about every day.

The thing is, there is a trust. You trust someone with something you take pride in (keep reading)

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lmsig:

toots-toots:

Sending smiles your way!

Brightening up our day

lmsig:

toots-toots:

Sending smiles your way!

Brightening up our day

lohrien:

Paintings by Sara Golish

heyfranhey:

Thank you to Refinery29 for including me in this piece on 12 Beauty Blogs That Every Natural-Haired Girl Should Bookmark. <3

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gradientlair:

So gorgeous. This hair is what dreams are made of.

gradientlair:

So gorgeous. This hair is what dreams are made of.

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youngblackandvegan:

lionessstyle:

Kelis & son

black mother supremacy

youngblackandvegan:

lionessstyle:

Kelis & son

black mother supremacy

Notte Themes     ☾